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PBS
Sep 23, 2010 2:00pm PDT
a difference, you help us all live better. >> nationwide insurance proudly supports tavis smiley. tavis and nationwide insurance, working to improve financial literacy and the economic empowerment that comes with it. your side ♪ >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. [captioning made possible by kcet public television] >> for more information on today's show, visit tavis smiley at pbs.org tavis: always pleased to welcome philip seymour hoffman to this program. he has established himself as one of the best of his generation. his latest project is called "jack goes bowling." also directs and produces it. here now is a scene from the movie. >> [inaudible] >> i am almost getting there. >> may be a little good night kiss? >> maybe. >> nothing overwhelming. >> ok. >> good night. it is your directorial debut of a film. we have a monitor in the studio. i saw you look at it. you looked away. what do you think of your work? >> it is funny. i have been watching it for a long time. lots of things become an obsession but when you are directing something you a
PBS
Sep 8, 2010 2:00pm PDT
tavis: good evening. from los angeles, i am tavis smiley. when the obama administration reached a deal with black farmers to compensate them for decades of discrimination, the hope was the money would be a much-needed boost for the struggling farmers. they had been forcing them to take their fight directly to the american people. so tonight, a conversation with the head of the national black farmers association, john boyd, jr.. also, best-selling author andrew ross sorkin. in addition to his article in "the new york times," he has his book, "too big to fail," and the passing of the civil rights person. we are glad you are joining us. and we are remembering jefferson thomas, all coming up. et >> all i know is his name is james, and he needs extra help with his reading. >> i am james. >> yes. >> to everyone making a difference, you help us all live better. >> nationwide insurance supports tavis smiley. with every question and every answer, nationwide insurance is proud to join tavis in working to improve financial literacy and remove obstacles to economic empowerment, one conversa
PBS
Sep 22, 2010 2:00pm PDT
tavis: good evening from los angeles. i'm tavis smiley. good -- tonight, a conversation with actor tim robbins about his play about jamestown over 100 -- 400 years ago. his play is called "break the whip" and is produced by a very successful theater company, the actors gain. if we are glad you have joined us. a conversation with tim robbins is coming up right now. >> all i know is his name is james, and he needs extra help with his reading. >> i am james. >> yes. >> to everyone making a difference, you help us all live better. >> nationwide insurance proudly supports tavis smiley. tavis and nationwide insurance, working to improve financial literacy and the economic empowerment that comes with it. >> ♪ nationwide is on your side ♪ >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. [captioning made possible by kcet public television] tavis: please welcome tim robbins back to this program. the actor and director also serves as writer for a play called "break the whip" about jamestown. here is now a scene from "break the whip." [drums beating] ♪ tavis:
PBS
Sep 2, 2010 4:00pm PDT
tavis: good evening. from los angeles, i am tavis smiley. president obama marked the end of the iraq war last night with a prime-time address from the oval office, but numerous questions remain tonight about the american long term commitment, so first of tonight, a conversation with john burns, a former baghdad chief for "the new york times." also with us tonight, laura lippman, with her new novel "i'd know you anywhere." john burns and author laura lippman. >> all i know is his name is james, and he needs extra help with his reading. >> i am james. >> yes. >> to everyone making a difference, you help us all live better. >> nationwide insurance supports tavis smiley. with every question and every answer, nationwide insurance is proud to join tavis smiley in working to improve financial literacy and remove obstacles to economic empowerment, one conversation at a time. nationwide is on your side. >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. [captioning made possible by kcet public television] >> ending this war is not in the interest of iraq
PBS
Sep 28, 2010 2:00pm PDT
tavis: good evening. from los angeles, i am tavis smiley. first up harold ford jr.. he is the chair of the organization, and he also has a new book. also, from the grammy award winning group maroon 5, adam levine. they are out with their new cd. that is coming up, right now. >> all i know is his name is james, and he needs extra help with his reading. >> i am james. >> yes. >> to everyone making a difference -- >> thank you. >> you help us all live better. >> nationwide insurance supports tavis smiley. with every question and every answer, nationwide insurance is proud to join tavis in working to improve financial literacy and remove obstacles to economic empowerment, one conversation at a time. nationwide is on your side. >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. [captioning made possible by kcet public television] tavis: a few programming notes. tomorrow night, a conversation with geoffrey canada and david guggenheim. then later in the week, james ellroy, and robert reich would join us with seal. we also will have nancy brinker. tonight, we kick
PBS
Sep 9, 2010 2:00pm PDT
tavis: good evening. from los angeles, i am tavis smiley. tonight, our conversation with former tennis great andre agassi. he created a foundation that created a model charter school in his hometown of vegas. last year, the school graduated its first ever class with every single senior going to college. he now has a best-selling autobiography, "open." his thoughts on the u.s. open and other topics in our conversation, coming up right now. >> all i know is his name is james, and he needs extra help with his reading. >> i'm james. >> yes. >> to everyone making a difference, you help us all live better. >> nationwide insurance supports tavis smiley. with every question and answer, nationwide insurance is happy to help tavis improve financial literacy and remove obstacles to economic empowerment one conversation at a time. nationwide is on your side. >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. [captioning made possible by kcet public television] tavis: always pleased to have andre agassi on the program. he became the only man in history to win all f
PBS
Sep 21, 2010 2:00pm PDT
tavis: good evening. from los angeles, i am tavis smiley. first up tonight, a conversation with health and human services secretary kathleen sebelius. this marks the anniversary of health-care reform, and new measures take effect. secretary sebelius on what these measures mean for you and your famil. also tonight, the conversation with a co-founder of the huffington post, arianna huffington, and she has a new book out called "third world america." kathleen sebelius and arianna huffington, coming up right now. >> all i know is his name is james, and he needs extra help with his reading. >> i am james. >> yes. >> to everyone making a difference, you help us all live better. >> nationwide insurance supports tavis smiley. with every question and every answer, nationwide insurance is proud to join tavis in working to improve financial literacy and remove obstacles to economic empowerment, one conversation at a time. nationwide is on your side. >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. [captioning made possible by kcet public television] tavis:
PBS
Sep 14, 2010 2:00pm PDT
tavis: good evening. from los angeles, i am tavis smiley. tonight, the coach of the new orleans saints, sean payton, and he led them to their first super bowl win for the first time. the saints have become a metaphor for the great american city rebirth. "homes a great new book, team: coaching the saints and new orleans back to life," and that is coming up, right now. >> all i know is his name is james, and he needs extra help with his reading. >> i am james. >> yes. >> to everyone making a difference, you help us all live better. >> nationwide insurance proudly supports tavis smiley. with every question and every answer. tavis and nationwide insurance, working to improve financial literacy and the economic empowerment, " one conversation at a time. nationwide is on your side. >> and with contributions by viewers like you. thank you. thank you. [captioning made possible by kcet public television] tavis: i am sorry. yes, you can keep rolling. i am trying to introduce the coach, and i got distracted, so let me do the introduction first, and then i will come back to this ring, and i
WETA
Sep 22, 2010 12:00am EDT
making a difference, you help us all live better. >> nationwide insurance proudly supports tavis smiley. tavis and nationwide insurance, working to improve financial literacy and the economic empowerment that comes with it. >> ♪ nationwide is on your side ♪ >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. [captioning made possible by kcet public television] tavis: please welcome tim robbins back to this program. the actor and director also serves as writer for a play called "break the whip" about jamestown. here is now a scene from "break the whip." [drums beating] ♪ tavis: when you called me and asked me to come down to rehearsal to check this out. -- to check this out, i had no idea what i was going to see. imagine a piece about jamestown that does not mention pocahontas or -- >> or john smith. tavis: i was talking to our producer. i was curious how many times you have been on the program. you have been here a few times now and the majority of your appearances on our show have been to promote plays that you have been involved in, interestingly. not t
WETA
Sep 8, 2010 12:00am EDT
making a difference, you help us all live better. >> nationwide insurance supports tavis smiley. with every question and every answer, nationwide insurance is proud to join tavis in working to improve financial literacy and remove obstacles to economic empowerment, one conversation at a time. nationwide is on your side. >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. [captioning made possible by kcet public television] tavis: john boyd, jr. is president of the national black farmers' association. he held a press conference to highlight the failure of the congress to approve a settlement. he joins us tonight from new york. good to have you. >> good to be here, and i want to thank you for being involved with the black farmers and continuing to raise the issue. tavis: it is my pleasure, and i wanted to have you on tonight because after years of dealing with this, all that needs to happen is for congress, when they come back from labor day recess, to vote on what has already been agreed to. they simply need to have the courage to cast a vote for a settl
PBS
Sep 27, 2010 2:00pm PDT
tavis: good evening. from los angeles, i am tavis smiley. first up tonight, our conversation with iconic filmmaker ken burns. starting september 28 on pbs, catch the latest project called "baseball: the 10th inning," picking up where his documentary left off in 1994, including the impact of steroids on baseball. it also, the increasing role of women in the american politics with political writer rebecca traister air, looking at the influence of women in the 2008 campaign and her new book, "big girls don't cry." filmmaker ken burns and author rebecca traister, coming up right now. >> all i know is his name is james, and he needs extra help with his reading. >> i'm james. >> yes. >> to everyone making a difference, you help us all live better. >> nationwide insurance supports tavis smiley. with every question and answer, nationwide insurance is happy to help tavis improve financial literacy and remove obstacles to economic empowerment one conversation at a time. nationwide is on your side. >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. [captioning
PBS
Sep 10, 2010 2:00pm PDT
tavis: good evening. from los angeles, i am tavis smiley. tonight, our conversation with one of the most successful singer song writers and the music business, sheryl crow. her latest project is a celebration of r&b music called "100 miles from memphis." she is also a breast cancer survivor who last month opened the sheryl crow imaging center in los angeles. our conversation with sheryl crow, coming up right now. >> all i know is his name is james, and he needs extra help with his reading. >> i'm james. >> yes. >> to everyone making a tavis smiley. with every question and answer, nationwide insurance is happy to help tavis improve financial literacy and remove obstacles to economic empowerment one conversation at a time. nationwide is on your side. >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. [captioning made possible by kcet public television] tavis: pleased to welcome sheryl crow to this program. the multi grammy-winning singer- songwriter has started a tour in support of her latest project, "100 miles from memphis," a celebration of r&b mus
WETA
Sep 9, 2010 12:00am EDT
supports tavis smiley. with every question and answer, nationwide insurance is happy to help tavis improve financial literacy and remove obstacles to economic empowerment one conversation at a time. nationwide is on your side. >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. [captioning made possible by kcet public television] tavis: always pleased to have andre agassi on the program. he became the only man in history to win all four grand slam titles and an olympic gold medal. his best-selling autobiography is out now, "open." to not take long for this to get on the list as well. >> i guess not. it has been quite a year. tavis: would be mean about that? >> the feedback. this came with risks, but my hope was that those who chose to read it would not only learn more about my inspirational story, because that was important, but may be learned a little more about themselves. tavis: what were the risks that you referenced and or the risks worth taking? >> no question. my life story was a question to me as it relates to what i put in the book and what i talked about
WETA
Sep 21, 2010 12:30am EDT
supports tavis smiley. with every question and every answer, nationwide insurance is proud to join tavis in working to improve financial literacy and remove obstacles to economic empowerment, one conversation at a time. nationwide is on your side. >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. [captioning made possible by kcet public television] tavis: a few programming notes first. in just a few minutes, i will be joined by a the huffington post co-founder arianna huffington, and tomorrow, we have a team robbins and the plea he has written about the jamestown settlement. later in the week, philip seymour hoffman, who is making his directorial debut. on thursday night, the "house" star hugh laurie is here, and then we revisit a documentary on baseball. tonight, we begin our week with kathleen sebelius, former governor of kansas, the now, of course, serves as president obama note's secretary of health and human services -- serves as president obama's health and human services secretary. good to have you back on the program. >> good to be here. tavis: was it
WETA
Sep 28, 2010 12:00am EDT
insurance supports tavis smiley. with every question and every answer, nationwide insurance is proud to join tavis in working to improve financial literacy and remove obstacles to economic empowerment, one conversation at a time. nationwide is on your side. >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. [captioning made possible by kcet public television] tavis: a few programming notes. tomorrow night, a conversation with geoffrey canada and david guggenheim. then later in the week, james ellroy, and robert reich would join us with seal. we also will have nancy brinker. tonight, we kick off the week with harold for junior. the former tennessee congressman is now the chairman of the democratic leadership council, dlc, and and he has a new book, "more davids than goliaths." >> everyone should see that. what guggenheim and canada have done, it is inspiring. i hope people see it. >> it is a moving film. one thing i am sure that geoffrey and davis and i i am sure will talk about is that it is anti-union. what do you make of that? >> whether we are finding greater su
WETA
Sep 16, 2010 12:00am EDT
a difference, you help us all live better. >> nationwide insurance supports tavis smiley. with every question and answer, nationwide insurance is happy to help tavis improve of financial literacy and remove obstacles to economic empowerment one conversation at a time. nationwide is on your side. >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. [captioning made possible by kcet public television] tavis: always pleased to have venus williams on the program. she is out with a new book about the intersection between sports and that success even for everyday people. the book is called "come to win,"and features essays from bill clinton, billie jean king, and so many more. venus is always welcome on this set because she designed the set. if you look closely every night in the credits, you will see a company called the star -- you will see v starr listed in the credits. she and her company designed a whole thing. seven years later, it is holding up. >> it is holding up. thank you for not changing at. tavis: i cannot afford to change it. >> it was your vision. tavis: you
WETA
Sep 14, 2010 12:00am EDT
a difference, you help us all live better. >> nationwide insurance proudly supports tavis smiley. with every question and every answer. tavis and nationwide insurance, working to improve financial literacy and the economic empowerment, " one conversation at a time. nationwide is on your side. >> and with contributions by viewers like you. thank you. thank you. [captioning made possible by kcet public television] tavis: i am sorry. yes, you can keep rolling. i am trying to introduce the coach, and i got distracted, so let me do the introduction first, and then i will come back to this ring, and i think when you see this, you will understand for the first time what i was distracted. he is a coach with in the orleans saints. just months after hurricane katrina, he knew he was getting into something much bigger than sports, and he led the saints to their first super bowl victory against the colts. it helped lift the spirits of those there. his new book is called "home team: coaching the saints and new orleans back to life," in his book is about to make its debut, as you might imagine, on "the ne
PBS
Sep 30, 2010 2:00pm PDT
smiley. tavis and nationwide insurance, working to improve financial literacy and the economic empowerment that comes with it. >> ♪ nationwide is on your side ♪ >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. [captioning made possible by kcet public television] tavis: u.s. special envoy george mitchell is on an emergency mission to rescue the latest efforts for peace in the region. i am joined from jerusalem by ethan bronner. thanks for your time, a bit too heavy on the program tonight, sir pitt >> is a pleasure to be here. tavis: let me start with the obvious, the thing that has raised this level of concern so high tonight on the scale. israel, on sunday, allowed the moratorium on jewish settlements being built in the west bank, that allow that moratorium to expire. let's start with that. why did they let it expire, knowing they are now in the midst of peace talks and it would do exactly what it has done now, which is to ratchet up the tension? >> i can give you their explanation. the israeli view and review of this government and prime minist
PBS
Sep 13, 2010 2:00pm PDT
better. >> nationwide insurance proudly supports tavis smiley. tavis and nationwide insurance, working to improve financial literacy and the economic empowerment that comes with it. >> nationwide is on your side >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. tavis: frank luntz is a vessel and author whose books include "words that work" and "what americans really want . . . really." good to have you back on this program. the president. in milwaukee earlier in the week on labor day -- jobs, jobs, jobs. ohio later in the week -- jobs, jobs, jobs. we will come later to the conversation about john boehner. what about this populist rhetoric of jobs? >> i do not understand how he got distracted with the mosque. i do not understand how he does the white house speech on iraq and afghanistan. the american people have to focuses in mind -- jobs and the debt. it is still hard to believe that only 50 days left between now and the election, how things could have gone so wrong for him and for the democrats in congress. you and i sat here several times between the elect
PBS
Sep 24, 2010 2:00pm PDT
proudly supports tavis smiley. tavis and nationwide insurance, working to improve financial literacy and the economic empowerment that comes with it. >> ♪ nationwide is on your side ♪ >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. [captioning made possible by kcet public television] tavis: i am pleased to welcome hugh laurie to this program. he continues his role on one of tv's most popular and you need from us, "house." the show does kick of it seventh season this week. airs every monday at 8:00 on fox. here now, a scene from "house." >> i want to move on, and i cannot. all i can think about is you. i just need to know if you and i can work. >> you think i can fix myself? >> i don't know. >> i am the most screwed up person in the world. >> i know. i love you. i wish i didn't. but i cannot help it. tavis: here lari, good to have the on the program, sir. -- hugh laurie, a bit too heavy on the program. while the clip was playing, you have them turn the monitor around. you have a problem watching yourself? >> i do, i have a huge problem. worse than wat
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